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DSST Exam Resources

Twin Cities Library has a variety of recommended DSST preparation materials for the DSST Exams listed below. All materials can be borrowed for up to 60 days with a student ID card or with verification of your home address.

General
Art of the Western World
Environment & Humanity
Ethics in America
Here's to Your Health
Human/Cultural Geography
Introduction to World Religions
Personal Finance

General

DSST: The official test-preparation guide. (2001). Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson’s.  Check availability

Official guide to mastering DSST exams. (2010). Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson’s.  Check availability

Official guide to mastering DSST exam: Part II. (2012). Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson’s.  Check availability

Art of the Western World

Gardner, H., Kleiner, F. S., & Mamiya, C. J. (2005). Gardner’s art through the ages (12th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth.  Check availability

Honour, H., & Fleming, J. (2009). The visual arts: A history (revised 7th ed.). London: Laurence King.  Check availability

Janson, H. W., & Davies P. J. E. (2011). Janson’s history of art: The western tradition (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.  Check availability

Environment & Humanity

Cunningham, W. P., & Cunningham, M. A. (2012). Environmental science: a global concern (12th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.  Check availability

Enger, E. D., & Smith, B. F. (2013). Environmental science: A study of interrelationships (13th ed.). Dubuque, IA: McGraw-Hill.  Check availability

Miller, G. T., & Spoolman, S. (2012). Environmental science (14th ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.  Check availability

Miller, G. T., & Spoolman, S. (2012). Living in the environment: Principles, connections, and solutions (17th ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.  Check availability

Peirce, J. J., Weiner, R. F., & Vesilind, P. A. (1998). Environmental pollution and control (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.  Check availability

Wright, R. T., & Boorse, D. F. (2014). Environmental science: Toward a sustainable future (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.  Check availability

Ethics in America

Barcalow, E. (2008). Moral philosophy: Theories and issues (4th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.  Check availability

Thiroux, J. P., & Krasemann, K. W. (2009). Ethics: Theory and practice (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.  Check availability

Here's to Your Health

Hahn, D. B., Payne, W. A., & Mauer, E. (2007). Focus on health (8th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.  Check availability

Insel, P. M., Roth, W. T., & Price, K. (2006). Core concepts in health (10th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.  Check availability

Human/Cultural Geography

Christopherson, R. W.  (2014).  Geosystems: An introduction to physical geography (9th ed.).  Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Pearson/Prentice Hall.  Check availability

De Blij, H. J., Muller, P. O., Burt, J. E., & Mason, J. A. (2013). Physical geography: The global environment (4th ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.  Check availability

Introduction to World Religions

Hopfe, L. M., & Woodward, M. R. (2007). Religions of the world (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.  Check availability

Noss, D. S., & Grangaard, B. R. (2008). A history of the world’s religions (12th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.  Check availability

Personal Finance

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